Deputy Dean Education in Science

Randwick, Australia
28 Jul 2017
End of advertisement period
22 Aug 2017
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • New position
  • Educational Leader
  • Potential for future career development

Make a real impact! Enjoy state-of-the-art facilities and quality collaboration with global leaders in research, education and innovation.

At UNSW, we pride ourselves on being a workplace where the best people come to do their best work. 

We aspire to be Australia’s global university, improving and transforming lives through excellence in research, outstanding education and a commitment to advancing a just society.

The Faculty of Science consists of nine schools, and with approximately 800 Professional and Academic staff, 7,000 current students and 42,000 alumni. UNSW Science teaching and research ranges from microscopic to massive, from quantum computing to the edge of the Universe and everything in between.

We are responsive to the needs of industry, adaptive to change and take an innovative approach to teaching and learning.

About the Role:

As the Deputy Dean Education, you will support and drive UNSW Science’s ambition to establish itself as a global leader in science discovery, innovation, impact, education and thought leadership.

As a senior leader, you will collaborate with the Dean in developing the Science strategy; focusing on strengthening interdisciplinary education activities, driving innovative ideas in learning and teaching and integrating the Science research strengths across teaching programs.

About You:

You have a vision for combining outstanding student experiences that make full use of the opportunities available in a major research institution.

  • A passionate, engaging and energetic leader with interpersonal and communication skills to match
  • Ability to develop and implement strategic plans and manage complex projects
  • An advocate for innovation with knowledge of digital learning technology
  • Students viewed as partners in education to drive innovation in learning and teaching 

The Deputy Dean Education may also hold an academic position within a School in Science and will report to the Head of School for work performed in this capacity.

It is an exciting time to join UNSW and play a pivotal part of shaping the future and driving the ambitious UNSW 2025 strategy forward.

This appointment offers an attractive remuneration package on a full-time 3-5 year renewable position.

Please submit your resume and cover letter (addressing the selection criteria). Please note all documentation must be in pdf format. 

Please contact is you require further information

Emma Mosig
HR Manager - Science


Closing date 13th August 2017